PRINCE Harry has said his relationship with brother Prince William is ‘space’ after he claimed his family are ‘trapped’ by their royal duties
The Duke of Sussex told Oprah Winfrey in a bombshell two-hour interview that he wasn’t happy in the Royal Family despite ‘pictures of me smiling’.
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Prince Harry spoke out during a bombshell interview with Oprah WinfreyCredit: AP:Associated Press
Harry said William and Prince Charles are ‘trapped’ in the Royal FamilyCredit: PA:Press Association
Harry said: “I was trapped but I didn’t know I was trapped.
“I was trapped within the system like the rest of my family are.
“My father and my brother, they are trapped. They don’t get to leave – and I have huge compassion for that.”
When asked about his relationship with brother William, he went on to say: “You know, as I’ve said before, I love William to bits. He’s my brother.
“We’ve been through hell together. I mean, we have a shared experience. But, you know, we’re on different paths.
“The relationship is space, at the moment. Time heals all things, hopefully.”
Harry also claimed he had been ‘financially’ cut off by his family after moving to the US last year.
He said at one point he was not on speaking terms with Prince Charles and that his father had not been picking up his calls.
Harry said: “There’s a lot to work through there. I feel really let down.
“I feel really let down because he’s been through something similar, he knows what pain feels like, (and) Archie’s his grandson.
“But at the same time – I will always love him – but there’s a lot of hurt that’s happened and I will continue to make it one of my priorities to try and heal that relationship.
“But they only know what they know, or what they’re told.”
Harry said he felt ‘let down’ by his father Prince CharlesCredit: PA:Press Association
He claimed his father and brother are ‘trapped’ inside the Royal FamilyCredit: AP:Associated Press
Meghan said she found herself ‘not wanting to be alive’ after moving to the UKCredit: CBS
As the interview began, Meghan, 39, said she grew up not knowing much about the Royal Family, adding: “I will say I went into it naively.”
When probed by Oprah if she was “silent or silenced”, she replied “the latter”.
Meghan even revealed she and Prince Harry married three days before their ceremony at Windsor Castle in 2018.
She said she didn’t understand what the job was – and joked she had never looked her husband Prince Harry up online.
The broadcast of the interview for UK viewers on ITV tonight is expected to pull in around 7m viewers.
The figure would be less than a third of the 23 million Brits who watched Princess Diana’s bombshell interview with Martin Bashir in 1995.
The Princess of Wales infamously told Bashir “there was three of us in this marriage” referring to Prince Charles’ affair with Camilla Parker Bowles.